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1933

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1988

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Drawing, Design for Desk

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by BL-S-W. It is dated September 1, 1933 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

29.6 x 37 cm (11 5/8 x 14 9/16 in.) Loss lower left

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57th STREET/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: 8 [circled] / BL-S-W. / 9/1/33 Inscribed in graphite dimensions Inscribed in red pencil at lower right: p

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Desk; Manufactured by BL-S-W ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 29.6 x 37 cm (11 5/8 x 14 9/16 in.) Loss lower left; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-710

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